The Impact of COVID-19 on Home Care

The year 2020 has impacted practically everyone in one way or another, especially when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone can talk at length about how they have been personally affected by this virus. I thought it would be fitting to take a different approach and see different experiences from the standpoint of our elderly loved ones. We will cover the life of elderly individuals in different settings like: Assisted Living, Rehab, Nursing Homes, Respite Care, Home Care, Home Health Care, Hospice etc.

By |2020-12-15T07:53:10-08:00January 15, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Real-Life Caregiving Stories|

Families Choose Safer Home Care Options in Lieu of Nursing Homes

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, New Wave Home Care has been making continuous efforts to increase awareness of the health and safety risks now confronting those that make up a good number of our more vulnerable population, our aging-in-place seniors. With that in mind we'd just like to share a few excerpts from an article that came out this month in The Wall Street Journal on the topic of COVID-19 and the shift away from nursing homes.

By |2020-12-24T15:35:22-08:00December 24, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Telemedicine for Alzheimer’s: How Can Professionals Use This To Help?

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can be challenging to cope with, especially if it’s happening to a loved one. If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, consider asking your health professional and care provider if they have telemedicine services available.

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